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Egyptian Fire Protection Association

The Egyptian Fire Protection Association presented NFPA President Jim Shannon with copies of the first two NFPA codes and standards translated into Arabic -- NFPA 24, Standard for the Installation of Private Fire Service and NFPA 12, Standard on Carbon Dioxide Extinguishing Systems

In addition, to these two translations, the Egyptian Fire Protection Association is working on the translation of five other documents for later this year and next year.


Representatives from the UAE met with NFPA outgoing President Jim Shannon, Incoming President Jim Pauley, Incoming Chairman of the Board Ernest Grant and Past Chair Phil Spittlebug at the annual NFPA’S Conference & Expo held in Las Vegas in June, 2014. Under President Shannon’s tenure, NFPA has expanded its influence in a number of different countries and he was recognized by the various delegations for his support in expanding the safety in their areas.

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